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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 2

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Mar 26

    California Law School Job Placement Ranking

    California Law School Job Placement Ranking
    Sacramento Bee, How California Law School Job Placement Rates Compare: Though the economy is improving, job placement rates for California law schools dipped in the latest figures. Look through the slideshow to see California's 21 American…
  • Mar 26

    Galle: In Praise of Ex Ante Regulation

    Galle: In Praise of Ex Ante Regulation
    Brian D. Galle (Boston College; moving to Georgetown), In Praise of Ex Ante Regulation, 68 Vand. L. Rev. ___ (2015): Timing is an important consideration in regulatory design. Corrective taxes are usually imposed before or contemporaneously…
  • Mar 26

    April 1 Call for Papers Deadline: IFA International Tax Symposium

    April 1 Call for Papers Deadline: IFA International Tax Symposium
    The International Fiscal Association has issued a Call for Papers for the Second International Tax Research Symposium in Basel, Switzerland: We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the Second International Tax Research Symposium…
Rank this Week: 4

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Mar 25

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    Time for a new open thread. All topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Mar 25

    Another Judgment Day for Amanda Knox

    Another Judgment Day for Amanda Knox
    The Supreme Court in Italy will rule Friday on yet another appeal in the Amanda Knox case. If she loses, will she be extradited? Will Italy even file the request? I don't think given the unique and twisted history of the case, disputed…
  • Mar 24

    Utah Reinstates Death by Firing Squad

    Utah Reinstates Death by Firing Squad
    Utah Governor Gary Herbert has signed a bill into law allowing executions to proceed by firing squad when lethal injection drugs aren't available. From the Governor's website: HB11, Death Penalty Procedure Amendments This bill... [[ This…
Rank this Week: 5

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Mar 26

    Peters on Criticisms International Legal Scholarship

    Peters on Criticisms International Legal Scholarship
    Anne Peters (Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law) has posted International Legal Scholarship Under Challenge (For publication in: Jean d’Aspremont, Tarcisio Gazzini, André Nollkaemper and Wouter Werner…
  • Mar 26

    Broughman & Widiss on an Empirical Analysis of Shadow Precedent

    Broughman & Widiss on an Empirical Analysis of Shadow Precedent
    Brian J. Broughman and Deborah A. Widiss (Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law) has posted After the Override: An Empirical Analysis of Shadow Precedent on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The ability…
  • Mar 26

    Brown on Citizens United & Ordinary Corruption

    Brown on Citizens United & Ordinary Corruption
    George D. Brown (Boston College Law School) has posted Applying Citizens United to Ordinary Corruption (Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Federal criminal law frequently deals with the problem of corruption in…
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    Because of one womans jealously over another

    Because of one womans jealously over another
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Not Guilty: My voice shakes after 8.5 years of incarceration. I have been humbled through and through; and yet, nothing will stop me from…
  • Mar 21

    The effects of S.O. registry to the family member

    The effects of S.O. registry to the family member
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Hard Life: I am a wife of a very low to no risk R.S.O. We are so affected with this SORNA and International Megan's Law. The majority of…
  • Mar 21

    The Lie Detector and the Sex Offender

    The Lie Detector and the Sex Offender
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By James: I just received a letter in the mail from my Probation Officer that he has scheduled me for a Lie Detector test/polygraph test in…
Rank this Week: 7

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Man Indicted for Role in $4M Escrow Fraud Scheme

    Man Indicted for Role in $4M Escrow Fraud Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. George Kalivretenos, 58, Miami Beach, Florida, who allegedly stole $4 million in borrowers’ funds and lied to federal law enforcement agents, was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of wire fraud, money…
  • Mar 25

    Former Mayor Sent to Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage Scam

    Former Mayor Sent to Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage Scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Marie Lucie Tondreau, a/k/a Lucie Tondreau, 54, North Miami, Florida, the former North Miami Mayor, was sentenced by United States District Judge Robert N. Scola for her participation in a multi-million dollar mortgage…
  • Mar 24

    Tax Preparer Jailed for Preparing Returns Falsely Claiming First-Time Homebuyer Credit

    Tax Preparer Jailed for Preparing Returns Falsely Claiming First-Time Homebuyer Credit
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. William David Green, Yukon, Oklahoma, was sentenced to serve 24 months in federal prison for preparing a false tax return for a client. Green was also ordered to pay $171,362.00 in restitution and serve one year of…
Rank this Week: 8

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 9

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 10

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Mar 26

    UK Supreme Court grants release of Prince Charles letter

    UK Supreme Court grants release of Prince Charles letter
    [JURIST] The United Kingdom Supreme Court [official website] ruled [text, PDF] Thursday in favor of The Guardian [official website], deciding that the UK newspaper may publish a series of letters between Prince Charles and high government…
  • Mar 25

    Indiana lawmakers approve 'religious freedom' bill

    Indiana lawmakers approve 'religious freedom' bill
    [JURIST] The Indiana Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to a “religious freedom” bill [SB 101] that would allow business owners to turn away customers on the basis of sexual orientation. The bill, approved by a vote of 40-10,…
  • Mar 25

    Supreme Court hears oral arguments in EPA case

    Supreme Court hears oral arguments in EPA case
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] heard oral arguments [transcript, PDF] Wednesday in three consolidated cases regarding the consideration of the cost of regulating hazardous air pollutants by the Environmental Protection…
Rank this Week: 11

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

Covers renewable energy, green technology, green building, climate change, and financial incentives.

http://sustainability-counsel.com
  • Feb 7

    All Good Things Must Come To An End

    All Good Things Must Come To An End
    As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, and our blog is no different.  We have enjoyed nearly four years of blogging, but now it’s time to turn our attention to new endeavors and new outlets. … Continue…
  • Dec 20

    LEED® Certification Milestone

    LEED® Certification Milestone
    Read more about an important milestone for LEED®. Hannah Dowd McPhelin, Esq.  Filed under: Green Building Tagged: Green Building, LEED®, Sustainability Practices, USGBC
  • Dec 8

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day
    Under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), GSA is required to evaluate green building certification systems for use by federal agencies every five years.  Recently, the U.S. General Service Administration (GSA)…
Rank this Week: 12

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    DOHA DANCERS

    DOHA DANCERS
  • Mar 25

    PIZZA, NONA STYLE

    PIZZA, NONA STYLE
    Thick crust pizza with mozzarella cheese and pomodoro sauce, topped with olive oil & basil $22 @ Sicilian Oven -- Boca Raton
  • Mar 25

    ABE & LOUIE SERVES MEAT

    ABE & LOUIE SERVES MEAT
    @ Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance (February 2015)
Rank this Week: 13

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Mar 26

    AM Roundup: High Court Sides With Pregnant Worker

    AM Roundup: High Court Sides With Pregnant Worker
    Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news.
  • Mar 25

    Bergdahl Charges: What Does it Mean to Misbehave Before the Enemy?

    Bergdahl Charges: What Does it Mean to Misbehave Before the Enemy?
    Of the two charges that the U.S. Army leveled against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, it's not desertion that's the most serious alleged offense but the charge of "misbehavior before the enemy."
  • Mar 25

    Sanctions Law A Powerful Tool For Prosecutor

    Sanctions Law A Powerful Tool For Prosecutor
    Schlumberger has become the latest company to fall afoul of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, which gives U.S. presidents broad powers to impose sanctions on countries after declaring them a security threat.
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Mar 26

    Live Blog from UNAM

    Live Blog from UNAM
    UC Davis Delegation: Cruz Reynoso, Beth Greenwood, Leticia Saucedo, Kevin Johnson I will be blogging live today from an immigration conference at UNAM in Mexico City. Stay tuned! KJ
  • Mar 26

    New Jersey Sides with Texas, Other States in Texas v. United State

    New Jersey Sides with Texas, Other States in Texas v. United State
    With Presidential ambitions, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has decided to have his state join Texas and 25 others in challenging the Obama administration's expanded deferred action program. In a brief filed earlier this week in the Fifth…
  • Mar 25

    OIG Release about Mayorkas and EB-5 Visas Sparks Concern

    OIG Release about Mayorkas and EB-5 Visas Sparks Concern
    DHS Dep. Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas Yesterday, the Office of Inspector General released the following statement: The Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General has concluded its investigation into allegations that former USCIS…
Rank this Week: 16

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 17

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 18

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Mar 26

    Young v. UPS Musings and an Open Thread

    Young v. UPS Musings and an Open Thread
    As we all know by now, the Supreme Court issued its decision yesterday in Young v. UPS, which resulted in a 6-3 victory for the plaintiff. Congratulations to friend-of-blog Sam Bagenstos, who was closely involved in the case and provided...
  • Mar 25

    Young v. UPS: SCOTUS Interprets the PDA

    Young v. UPS: SCOTUS Interprets the PDA
    The Supreme Court issued an opinion today in Young v. UPS, a case concerning whether a pregnant woman denied a light duty accommodation under a policy that accommodated injuries caused on the job with light duty assignments, but did not...
  • Mar 21

    Bernt on Crowd Work and Volunteerism

    Bernt on Crowd Work and Volunteerism
    Lisa Bernt (Visiting scholar, Northeastern) has just posted on SSRN her very interesting piece, "Suppressing the Mischief: New Work, Old Problems". This article was part of a symposium issue, "Employed or Just Working?:…
Rank this Week: 19

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Mar 25

    2015 RPTE Law Student Writing Contest

    2015 RPTE Law Student Writing Contest
    The American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law is holding the annual RPTE Law Student Writing Contest. The goal of the contest is to encourage and reward law student writing on the subjects o real property...
  • Mar 25

    CLE on Using Lifetime QTIP

    CLE on Using Lifetime QTIP
    The American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law is holding a CLE entitled, Creative Estate Planning Strategies for Using Lifetime QTIPs, on April 7th from 12:00 – 1:30 PM CT via webinar. Here is why you...
  • Mar 25

    Kidney Catastrophe

    Kidney Catastrophe
    In 2013, Christine Clark underwent months of testing so that she could donate her kidney to a longtime friend with end-stage renal disease. On July 2, 2013, almost an hour after doctors removed Clark’s kidney, they put her friend under...
Rank this Week: 21

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Mar 26

    Horizontal Merger Analysis in Retail Market

    Horizontal Merger Analysis in Retail Market
    Daniel S. Hosken, Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission and Steven Tenn, Charles River Associates analyze Horizontal Merger Analysis in Retail Markets. ABSTRACT: In this essay, we describe antitrust analysis of…
  • Mar 26

    Causal Uncertainty and Damages Claims for the Infringement of Competition Law in Europe

    Causal Uncertainty and Damages Claims for the Infringement of Competition Law in Europe
    Ioannis Lianos, UCL ponders Causal Uncertainty and Damages Claims for the Infringement of Competition Law in Europe. ABSTRACT: In a tort law regime established on the basis of corrective justice considerations, causation requirements will…
  • Mar 25

    Illegal Cartel Overcharges in Markets with a Legal Cartel History: Bitumen Prices in South Africa

    Illegal Cartel Overcharges in Markets with a Legal Cartel History: Bitumen Prices in South Africa
    Willem H. Boshoff, Stellenbosch University - Department of Economics describes Illegal Cartel Overcharges in Markets with a Legal Cartel History: Bitumen Prices in South Africa. ABSTRACT: In recent years, South African competition authorities…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Afghan President To US Congress: Moderate Muslims Must Speak Out

    Afghan President To US Congress: Moderate Muslims Must Speak Out
    Afghanistan's new President, Ashraf Ghani, in a visit to the United States this week (New York Times), addressed a joint session of Congress yesterday.  In his speech (full text and video), Ghani called for changes within Islam,…
  • Mar 26

    NJ Governor Signs Law Keeping Religious Cemeteries Out of Headstone and Funeral Busine

    NJ Governor Signs Law Keeping Religious Cemeteries Out of Headstone and Funeral Busine
    Earlier this week, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed A-3840 (full text), a law that bars religious groups that operate cemeteries from also selling headstones or offering various other kinds of funeral services. Religion News Service…
  • Mar 26

    Satanic Temple Urges "Discrimination Transparency" Amendment To Michigan's Proposed RFRA

    Satanic Temple Urges "Discrimination Transparency" Amendment To Michigan's Proposed RFRA
    Fox News reported earlier this month that in a creative response to Michigan's proposed Religious Freedom Restoration Act, the Detroit Chapter of the Satanic Temple is urging that a "Discrimination Transparency" amendment be added to the…
Rank this Week: 23

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Mar 26

    Better Call Saul does law

    Better Call Saul does law
    As I have written, I waited anxiously for Better Call Saul, the Breaking Bad prequel that focuses on criminal lawyer Saul Goodman in his early days as Jimmy McGill. And the show has not disappointed. Medical shows regularly feature actors…
  • Mar 25

    Fair-weather color-blindness in the Alabama Redistricting Case?

    Fair-weather color-blindness in the Alabama Redistricting Case?
    Have the Republicans on SCOTUS gone all squishy on color-blindness? In Alabama Black Legislative Caucus v. Alabama, the Republicans, minus Kennedy, dissented from Breyer’s five-vote majority opinion holding that the Alabama legislature must…
  • Mar 25

    The Sweet Briar Legal Challenge

    The Sweet Briar Legal Challenge
    The alumnae group Saving Sweet Briar has hired the law firm of Troutman Sanders LLP to represent the group in its attempt to oust the current board and prevent the school's closure. The law firm sent a letter to the board's counsel outlining…
Rank this Week: 24

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
Rank this Week: 26

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 27

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    G 3/14: Clarity from the Enlarged Board

    G 3/14: Clarity from the Enlarged Board
    Readers who are currently involved in European Patent Office (EPO) opposition proceedings where the patent has been amended (i.e. about 70% of opposition cases) will no doubt be as excited as this Kat to learn that the Enlarged Board has…
  • Mar 26

    BREAKING: CJEU says that live broadcasts are not communication to the public within InfoSoc Directive but Member States can protect them

    BREAKING: CJEU says that live broadcasts are not communication to the public within InfoSoc Directive but Member States can protect them
    Did you think that following the decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in Svensson [Katposts here] and BestWater [here], the story with copyright and hyperlinks was over? Of course not.As…
  • Mar 25

    Digital exhaustion: a debate and a (policy) scandal

    Digital exhaustion: a debate and a (policy) scandal
    Eleonora, Mr Justice Arnold and Hugo Cuddigan QCYesterday night The Intellectual Property Lawyers Organisation (TIPLO) hosted yet another fun event devoted to enjoying both the delicious food served (this time) at Lincoln's Inn and…
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 26

    Moonlighting Created a Serious Conflict of Interest

    Moonlighting Created a Serious Conflict of Interest
    A Canada Revenue Agency employee’s moonlighting activities constituted a serious conflict of interest and, along with his subsequent insubordination, gave the employer sufficient cause to terminate the employee, the Public Service…
  • Mar 26

    So I Spend a Lot of Time Thinking About Clothes . . .

    So I Spend a Lot of Time Thinking About Clothes . . .
    When I taught a course on legal information last summer appropriate dress in a legal environment was a topic of some interest to those starting their careers. And as I find recent conversations about feminism and clothes to be quite…
  • Mar 26

    Delegation Communication: Questions Lawyers (Sometimes) Forget to Ask

    Delegation Communication: Questions Lawyers (Sometimes) Forget to Ask
    If you’ve worked in a law firm long enough, you’ve probably been assigned work in a way that left you confused (if not annoyed). When it’s time to delegate your own work, it can be a…
Rank this Week: 29

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Argument preview: Justices to consider overruling long-standing precedent on patent misuse

    Argument preview: Justices to consider overruling long-standing precedent on patent misuse
    It’s patent day at the Court on the last day of March, with a pair of arguments in patent cases. First up is Kimble v. Marvel Enterprises. You should be forgiven if the style of the case leads you to expect a copyright or trademark case…
  • Mar 26

    An opinion on opinion

    An opinion on opinion
    When the curtain rose for oral argument in Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund, on November 3, everyone thought the issue was whether a statement of opinion that turns out to be false gives rise to…
  • Mar 26

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    Yesterday the Court heard oral arguments in the challenge to an EPA rule that restricts the release of mercury and other pollutants from power plants.  Coverage comes from Lyle Denniston for this blog, Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News,…
Rank this Week: 30

The Am Law Daily

The Am Law Daily

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence. From The American Lawyer.

http://amlawdaily.typepad.com/amlawdaily/
  • May 4

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home
    If you're looking for news about the business of law as practiced by the biggest, wealthiest law firms in the United States and the rest of the world, and stories about the lawyers who work at those firms, please visit the newly redesigned Am…
  • Apr 23

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal
    The British mobile phone service provider will acquire business telecommunications company Cable & Wireless Worldwide.
  • Apr 23

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal
    Nestle will acquire pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's infant nutrition business to expand its own global presence in the formula market. Mayer Brown, Skadden, Clifford Chance, and DLA Piper all have roles on the transaction.
Rank this Week: 31

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 32

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 33

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 25

    Large-Dimensional Factor Modeling Based on High-Frequency Observation

    Large-Dimensional Factor Modeling Based on High-Frequency Observation
    Pelger, Markus, Large-Dimensional Factor Modeling Based on High-Frequency Observations (March 17, 2015). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2584172 “This paper develops an inferential theory for factor models of…
  • Mar 25

    Reducing Poverty in the United State

    Reducing Poverty in the United State
    Reducing Poverty in the United States: Results of a Microsimulation Analysis of the Community Advocates Public Policy Institute Policy Package, Kye Lippold, March 2015 “A package of five policies—a transitional jobs (TJ) program,…
  • Mar 25

    The Importance of Addressing Cybersecurity Risks in the Financial Sector

    The Importance of Addressing Cybersecurity Risks in the Financial Sector
    Sarah J. Dahlgren, executive vice president and member of the Bank’s Management Committee, head of the Financial Institution Supervision Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York – Remarks at the OpRisk North America Annual…
Rank this Week: 34

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Mar 26

    Graduate student/TA strike at U of Toronto

    Graduate student/TA strike at U of Toronto
    This has been going on about a month, I've only recently caught up on it. This is a good place to start. (Thanks to Benj Hellie for the pointer.)
  • Mar 26

    Battles over funding, tenure in U of Wisconsin system heats up...

    Battles over funding, tenure in U of Wisconsin system heats up...
    ...with the head of the system pledging to resign if the Republican assault on the system makes it through the legislature. Folks in Wisconsin, any more details, insights in to what's going on?
  • Mar 26

    The expanding "circle of moral concern"

    The expanding "circle of moral concern"
    Entertaining essay, though for reasons discussed here (esp. at pp. 525 ff.), I doubt the circle will expand in quite the way they imagine.
Rank this Week: 35

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Mar 26

    Paid Advertising In Editorial Content and Freedom of the Pre

    Paid Advertising In Editorial Content and Freedom of the Pre
    Lili Levi, University of Miami School of Law, has published A 'Faustian Pact'?: Native Advertising and the Future of the Press. Here is the abstract. As technology undermines the economic model supporting the traditional press, news…
  • Mar 26

    Users of Social Media Sites and Their Liability for Copyright Infringement

    Users of Social Media Sites and Their Liability for Copyright Infringement
    Corinne Hui Yun Tan, Melbourne Law School, has published Technological 'Nudges' and Copyright on Social Media Sites at 1 Intellectual Property Quarterly 1 (2015). Here is the abstract. Using an adapted taxonomy, this article identifies the…
  • Mar 25

    Adapting Copyright Law For Mashup

    Adapting Copyright Law For Mashup
    Peter S. Menell, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, is publishing Adapting Copyright for the Mashup Generation in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. Here is the abstract. Growing out of the rap and hip hop genres as…
Rank this Week: 36

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Mar 26

    Trending Toward #Justice — Ken Jost’s New Book

    Trending Toward #Justice — Ken Jost’s New Book
    The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice. — Martin Luther King, Jr. (epigraph quote) Ken Jost — journalist, blogger, author, teacher, and Supreme Court aficionado — has a new…
  • Mar 26

    Stanton Biography

    Stanton Biography
    When I was working on my Bingham book, I remarked that we could use a new biography of Edwin M. Stanton, Lincoln’s principal Secretary of War and a leading figure during Reconstruction.  I learned the other days that a new…
  • Mar 25

    FAN 53 (First Amendment News) Justice Sotomayor joins in discussion of Burt Neuborne’s New Book (“Madison’s Music”)

    FAN 53 (First Amendment News) Justice Sotomayor joins in discussion of Burt Neuborne’s New Book (“Madison’s Music”)
    [My colleague Anthony Kennedy’s] approach to [the First Amendment], unlike some of my other colleagues,  is born on a very, very, almost fanatical belief that . . . the essence of democracy is no regulation of speech. –…
Rank this Week: 37

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Mar 25

    The Ethics of Saul Goodman: Slate TV Club Interview

    The Ethics of Saul Goodman: Slate TV Club Interview
    I was interviewed about the ethics of Saul Goodman on Slate's TV Club Podcast. You can access the podcast here if you're interested.
  • Mar 24

    The Ethics of Saul Goodman: Episode 7 (Bingo)

    The Ethics of Saul Goodman: Episode 7 (Bingo)
    Warning: Spoiler Alert! In my previous posts, I discussed the ethical issues in Episodes 1 through 6 of Better Call Saul. For this discussion, familiarity with the plot of Episode 7 is assumed, but here is the official recap just...
  • Mar 23

    SCOTUS declines to discipline Foley lawyer who filed oddly worded petition

    SCOTUS declines to discipline Foley lawyer who filed oddly worded petition
    News here. The order is here. In comments following my initial posts, I had suggested that there was no ethics violation but that the court should just strike the brief for not being a "plain statement" or something like that,...
Rank this Week: 38

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: SCOTUS Rulings, Wealth Transfer, Federal Marijuana Policy

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: SCOTUS Rulings, Wealth Transfer, Federal Marijuana Policy
    Before we jump into today’s roundup, we have two good things over on LXBN. First off, Stef Passantino joins me on LXBN TV to discuss why Oregon could be setting a trend with it’s automatic voter registration. Also, Zosha writes on…
  • Mar 24

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Employee Manuals, Government Marijuana, and Drone Regulation

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Employee Manuals, Government Marijuana, and Drone Regulation
    As we chug along through the last full week of March and start to get into that “going out like a lamb” weather, it’s time for another Top 10. Additionally, check out a post I did for LXBN about Nevada’s talk of…
  • Mar 23

    Publishers ala New York Times to publish on Facebook directly

    Publishers ala New York Times to publish on Facebook directly
    The New Times reports today that publishers, including the New York Times itself, are on the verge of publishing directly on Facebook. Rather than users clicking from Facebook to content on third party sites, such as the Times, Facebook would…
Rank this Week: 39

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Mar 25

    Unleashing a wave

    Unleashing a wave
    Two weeks ago the Greek Defence Minister, Panos Kammenos, threatened to unleash a “wave of millions of economic migrants” and “jihadists of the Islamic State” on Europe if it failed to respond to Greece’s demands…
  • Mar 25

    Introducing Dina Townsend

    Introducing Dina Townsend
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Dina Townsend as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Dina is a PhD Fellow in the Department of Public and International Law at the University of Oslo. Her research focuses on the concept of human…
  • Mar 23

    On the Job! Senior Legal Officer, Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice (deadline April 17)

    On the Job! Senior Legal Officer, Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice (deadline April 17)
    The Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice is seeking candidates for a Senior Legal Officer position, to be based in their office in The Hague. The Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice is an international women’s…
Rank this Week: 40

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Mar 22

    Legitimation Crisis?

    Legitimation Crisis?
    Looks like a duck…
  • Mar 17

    Group IV Debate Is On YouTube

    Group IV Debate Is On YouTube
    Coral Gables Commission Candidates Group IV debate held March 16 at 7pm, as recorded by Coral Gables TV.
  • Mar 16

    News Flash: Agave Development to be Rushed Before Coral Gables Commission

    News Flash: Agave Development to be Rushed Before Coral Gables Commission
    Rather than the schedule I and (judging from the campaign talk) others expected, the Agave project — a big, big issue in this election — is going before the current, pre-election Commission, at a meeting on on March 25 at ……
Rank this Week: 41

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Mar 26

    Big Vulnerability in Hotel Wi-Fi Router Puts Guests at Risk

    Big Vulnerability in Hotel Wi-Fi Router Puts Guests at Risk
    Guests at hundreds of hotels around the world are susceptible to serious hacks because of routers that many hotel chains depend on for their Wi-Fi networks. Researchers have discovered a vulnerability in the systems, which would allow an…
  • Mar 25

    NSA Doesn’t Need to Spy on Your Calls to Learn Your Secret

    NSA Doesn’t Need to Spy on Your Calls to Learn Your Secret
    When you're surveilling one person, the contents of conversations can be more important than metadata. But when you're surveilling an entire population, metadata is far more useful. The post NSA Doesn’t Need to Spy on Your Calls to…
  • Mar 25

    A $60 Gadget That Makes Car Hacking Far Easier

    A $60 Gadget That Makes Car Hacking Far Easier
    Soon, it could take as little as $60 and a laptop to begin messing around with a car's digital innards. The post A $60 Gadget That Makes Car Hacking Far Easier appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 42

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    How Sure Does an Expert Need to Be in a Maryland Personal Injury Cases?

    How Sure Does an Expert Need to Be in a Maryland Personal Injury Cases?
    In any serious personal injury case in Maryland, you need an expert to testify.  Are there some cases where the injury is so obvious that a medical expert is not required?  There may be.  But anyone willing to take that chance…
  • Feb 12

    Nerve Damage Causing Foot Drop After Total Hip Replacement

    Nerve Damage Causing Foot Drop After Total Hip Replacement
    Nearly a quarter of a million Americans undergo total hip replacement  surgery.  All of them do so reluctantly.  This invasive orthopedic surgery is a major operation.  Everyone agrees that there are unavoidable risks…
  • Feb 9

    Dog Breed May Affect Homeowner’s Insurance in Maryland

    Dog Breed May Affect Homeowner’s Insurance in Maryland
    Maryland made the right call by getting rid of the “one bit rule,” which created an assumption that dog owners know their dogs can bite.  In doing so, they effectively nixed a court ruling that said that Pit Bulls are…
Rank this Week: 43

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Mar 26

    Why the Crull Controversy Is a Symptom of Bell’s Bad Bundles Bet

    Why the Crull Controversy Is a Symptom of Bell’s Bad Bundles Bet
    The furor over Bell Media President Kevin Crull's banning of CRTC Chair Jean Pierre Blais from CTV news coverage following the pick-and-pay decision made for a remarkable news day yesterday.  From the initial Globe report to the…
  • Mar 25

    What On Earth is Happening at Bell?

    What On Earth is Happening at Bell?
    [View the story "What on earth is happening at Bell?" on Storify] The post What On Earth is Happening at Bell? appeared first on Michael Geist.
  • Mar 25

    Bell’s Crull Banned CRTC Chair Blais From CTV News Coverage Following TalkTV Decision

    Bell’s Crull Banned CRTC Chair Blais From CTV News Coverage Following TalkTV Decision
    The Globe and Mail's James Bradshaw reports that Bell Media President Kevin Crull banned CTV media properties from including CRTC Chair Jean Pierre Blais in coverage of the recent TalkTV decisions. The report indicates that Crull ordered the…
Rank this Week: 44

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Dec 25

    Tsunami: 10 years hence

    Tsunami: 10 years hence
    Technology does not feel. It does not bleed. Its very insensitivity to trauma can be its strength – the tireless information sharing frameworks Info Share created knew no time of day and didn’t clamour for rest. On the other hand,…
  • Dec 25

    Tsunami: 10 years hence

    Tsunami: 10 years hence
    Technology does not feel. It does not bleed. Its very insensitivity to trauma can be its strength – the tireless information sharing frameworks Info Share created knew no time of day and didn’t clamour for rest. On the other hand,…
  • Nov 25

    Technology and theatre in a library

    Technology and theatre in a library
    When I read Where Humbert Humbert Might Whisper in Your Ear in the New York Times on a flight back to Colombo from the US, I immediately thought of doing something along the same lines in Sri Lanka to explore to what degree, post-war, we…
Rank this Week: 45